Published on March 25th, 2014 | by TLV News0
Know Your Bartender: Louis Grelling of Lamar Lounge
Where do you work? Lamar Lounge (Bar Manager)
What shifts do you work? Tuesday through Saturday nights.
Where are you from, and how long have you lived in Oxford: Tyler, Texas. 23 years.
What’s your favorite drink? Blanton’s, Neat
Where’s your favorite spot to sip in Oxford? City Grocery / The Blind Pig
What are your specialties? Old Fashioneds, Key Lime Pie Martinis.
Early alcohol experience: Kahlua nightcaps in my baby bottle.
Most famous customer you’ve ever served: Barry Hannah.
Who would you most like to have a drink with? W.C. Fields.
What have you been listening to this year? Tame Impala.
Favorite movie of all time: Blade Runner
Who’s your favorite Rebel, and do you really ever go 18 MPH? Probably Dexter McCluster. No.
Read any good books lately? Cloud Atlas.
What do you like best about living here? The artistic side of Oxford.
What’s the funniest thing you’ve seen in your bar lately? Lewd snow graffiti.
Where would you be if you weren’t behind a bar? My degree is in English, so probably teaching.
This article was originally printed in The Local Voice #199 (published March 6, 2014). To download a PDF of this issue, click HERE.